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Jack Lew Urges Congress To Raise Debt Ceiling In USA Today Op-Ed

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President Barack Obama warned Wednesday that a potential default should be meet with concern, particularly from Wall Street.

Although House Republicans are weighing combining a continuing resolution to re-open the federal government with the debt limit fight, House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) reportedly assured colleagues that he would be willing to raise the debt ceiling with a combination of GOP and Democratic votes.